A Cruelty-Free Thanksgiving

The Economist has dubbed 2019 The Year of the Vegan — and this Thanksgiving season, the Greg Fund’s favorite partners are busy making it so. Saturday November 23 Poolesville MD: Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary hosts its annual Thanksgiving with the Turkeys, a vegan potluck that typically draws 1,000 people. Grass Valley CA: Animal Place hosts a Pigs, Pumpkin Spice & Cider autumn tour.  Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 28Washington DC: I’ll have…

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Bridget Moloney hasn’t died in vain

This horse was Bridget Moloney, who earned $389,748 in almost six years of racing at West Virginia’s Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort and other U.S. tracks. After her final race on September 25, 2019, she was “vanned off,” which usually means that a horse was seriously injured. And then, as revealed by PETA’s Campaign to End…

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World Vegan Day!

November 1 is World Vegan Day, leading into a weekend when many cultures conduct special rituals to honor departed souls. In recognition of these multiple traditions, highlighted here are two vegan programs sponsored in part by this Fund — programs that can be thought of as Greg in death continuing just as he did in life,…

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You Have Always Been My Inspiration

On this fourth anniversary of Greg’s death, I came to Glasgow to visit the Linda McCartney Retrospective photo exhibition. I came to be freshly inspired by this memorial to one of the best-known modern animal rights activists — and to be inspired by the heart behind the memorial, her surviving husband Sir Paul McCartney, who…

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Q3 2019 Report and Thank You!

In Q3 2019, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, White Coat Waste Project, and Animal Place’s Food for Thought Program each used contributions from the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund to further their campaigns and programs. The Greg Fund also made a new grant to Poplar Spring Animal…

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